Photoelectric Sensors

Counting/Detecting passing

Counting the number of dropped pouches

Counting the number of dropped pouches

Using the NF-TS40 screen fiber unit makes it possible to count the number of small pouches dropping from a chute.
Because detection occurs as the pouches are falling, variations in pouch positions are inevitable.
The near-collimated 40 mm wide light of the NF-TS40 ensures stable detection even if the pouches do not pass a specific position.

Model: Fiber Unit  NF-TS40




Detecting objects on the roller conveyer

Detecting objects on the roller conveyer

The sensor mounted below the conveyer detect magazines. It doesn't need a reflector or receiver unit.

Model: Standard size BGS sensor  BGS-Z30N




Detecting cartons on the conveyer

Detecting cartons on the conveyer

Retro-reflective sensor can detect cartons on the conveyer at high speed.
Stable detection is available even if there is ambient light.

Model: Retro-reflective type Built-in amplifier sensor  ZR-350N




Counting screws

Counting screws

Screen fiber cable NF-TS40 with 40mm width light screen makes it possible counting screws go through the area of 40mm width.

Model: Screen fiber cable  NF-TS40




Detecting the edge of the paper

Detecting the edge of the paper

Built-in amplifier laser sensor ZR-L1000N can detect the edge of paper accurately because of its small spot size, φ2.5mm Minimum.

Model: Built-in amplifier, Long distance detection type  ZR-L1000N




Detecting engine block on the conveyer

Detecting engine block on the conveyer

Stainless steel housing sensor Z-M series is good for the environment that the sensor may get oil splash especially cable for connector type has PUR sheath which is resistant to the oil.

Model: Stainless steel housing amplifier built-in sensor  Z-M series




Counting rolling frequency of cam

Counting rolling frequency of cam

Accurate C-MOS laser BGS sensor BGS-HL can detect metal parts stably even if the object surface get angled and reflective or not reflective because of automatic adjusting sampling frequency function.

Model: Accurate C-MOS laser BGS sensor  BGS-HL series




Detecting body in the coating process

Detecting body in the coating process

Fiber cable NF-TX01 can detect the body in the coating process.
Detection in explosion-proof area is available by mounting only fiber cable in coating process line.
The length of the fiber cable is 20m long so it can be easily handled mounted in any process line.

Model: M12 threaded thru-beam type fiber cable  NF-TX01




Detecting IC in narrow space

Detecting IC in narrow space

The body size of the miniature sensor ET-500 is only 3.5mm width.
It can be attached in narrow space.

Model: Miniature sensor  ET-500




Detecting small chip parts

Detecting small chip parts

Small spot lens NF-DA01 and coaxial reflective type fiber cable NF-DK21 realize small spot size of φ0.2mm.
Stable detection for small chip parts is available.

Model: Lens for fiber cable to detect small objects  NF-DA01(+NF-DK21)




Detecting PWB in many varieties

Detecting PWB in many varieties

Screen fiber NF-TZ08 can be used for detecting PWB to provide timing for picking PWB up.
There are lot of varieties of PWB in thickness, size, with holes, etc. though, thru-beam type screen fiber NF-TZ08 can detect any of these PWBs stably. Single sensor solution can detect any PWBs stably.

Model: Screen array fiber cable  NF-TZ08




Detecting PC board

Detecting PC board

BGS sensor BGS-Z10 can detect PC boards even if its color varies.

Model: Standard size BGS sensor  BGS-Z10




Detecting connector pins

Detecting connector pins

Sleeve type side-view fiber cable NF-TV02 has narrow sleeve, φ1mm, and detecting small object in limited narrow space is possible.

Model: Sleeve type (Side-view) fiber cable  NF-TV02




Counting wafers

Counting wafers

Because of small spot size, φ2mm at 2meter distance, enables stable counting wafers without worrying about stray reflections.

Model: Digital amplifier and laser sensor head  D2SA+DSTC-200




Detecting passing FOUP

Detecting passing FOUP

Accurate detection is possible as no dead zone in sensing area.

Model: Transparent object sensor  KR-Q50NW/PW




Detecting lead frame

Detecting lead frame

Beam array type NF-DZ01 can detect lead frame. Its beam lighting can detect without any influences of holes on it.

Model: Screen array fiber cable  NF-DZ01




Controlling speed of turn table

Controlling speed of turn table

High speed digital fiber sensor amplifier D3RF can be utilized to detect speed of turn table by counting rotation of the turn table for coating stage of solar-cell.
Response time of D3RF is 16micro sec. which is enough speed to detect rotation of the turn table.

Model: High speed digital fiber sensor amplifier  D3RF series




Counting boxes before making them to boxes

Counting boxes before making them to boxes

Laser BGS sensor BGS-ZL10 can detect thin folded boxes before making them into boxes because of its small spot size.

Model: Standard size laser BGS sensor  BGS-ZL10




Detection of Racks in Automatic Libraries

Detection of Racks in Automatic Libraries

The ability to cancel out backgrounds and minimize influence from color ensures accurate rack positioning with a high repeatability.

Model: Standard BGS Type  BGS-20N




Tablet counting

Tablet counting

Detect with array-type NF-TS14 which make sensing light to be the width and flatness of 10mm.
In case tablets are passing through irregularly, NF-TS19 with the width of 30mm array is also lined up.

Model: Screen array  NF-TS14




Counting pills

Counting pills

Diffuse type fiber cable NF-DT02 can detect existence of pills. Length of the sleeve of the fiber cable is 15mm so alignment is easy and also cross talk can be prevented by using function of D3RF.

Model: Amplifier D3RF, Sleeve type flexible fiber cable  NF-DT02




Detecting pizza dough

Detecting pizza dough

High resolution BGS sensor BGS-HL can detect very small height difference even if the object is very thin pizza dough.
The sensor has new function "ZONE Teaching", which make possible very easy teaching and detection of very thin uneven dough.
BGS-HL is also IP67 as water resistant sensor so it can be washed by water splash.

Model: Accurate laser BGS sensor with digital display  BGS-HL series




Provide trigger for Metal foreign objects detector

Provide trigger for Metal foreign objects detector

Metal detector finds any metal foreign objects just before bread is packed.
Stainless housing photoelectric sensor Z-M series achieves IP69K and can be installed on production line for providing trigger for the machine which is washed directly with high-pressure water.

Model: Stainless housing sensor (Built-in Amplifier)  Z-M series




Detecting frozen noodle

Detecting frozen noodle

C-MOS Laser BGS sensor can detect frozen noodle on the conveyer stably even if the material of the conveyer surface is shiny stainless steel.

Model: Accurate laser BGS sensor with C-MOS image sensor  BGS-DL series




Counting chopped meat

Counting chopped meat

BGS sensor with stainless steel housing BGS-ZM can be used for foods industry that to be washed by high pressure hot water splash often because of its water resistant feature IP69K. It also has sensitivity adjustment potentiometer which make adjustment easy.

Model: Stainless steel housing type BGS sensor  BGS-ZM series